The 52nd convocation of Dhaka University (DU) will be held on December 9 this year.
The decision was taken at a syndicate meeting presided over by DU Vice Chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman, said a press release from the university’s public relations office.
A preparatory meeting regarding arrangement of the convocation was held yesterday at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the university, added the press release.
Presiding over the meeting, Vice Chancellor Prof Akhtaruzzaman called upon all concerned to celebrate the convocation in a befitting manner.
Besides, an executive committee, a managing committee and 26 sub-committees were formed during the meeting in order to arrange the ceremony properly.
Nobel laureate in physics Prof Dr Takaaki Kajita, also director of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research of Tokyo University in Japan, has been proposed to be invited as the convocation speaker.
The press release also confirmed that a proposal has been made to confer honorary Doctor of Laws degree to Dr Kajita at the convocation ceremony.